For For Thought – December

Old Man Winter is here but just because it’s dreary out doesn’t mean your plate has to be. The Farmer’s Market may not be open, but seasonal produce is still available, and winter has some great options like: brussels sprouts, collard greens, grapefruit, kale, kiwi, leeks, sweet potatoes, turnips, tangerines, oranges, endive, the list goes …

Natural Remedies for Sore Muscles

Oh, the love-hate relationship with sore muscles …knowing you killed it at your workout but cringing whenever you lift your arms the next day. In case you didn’t know, muscles micro-tear before they can rebuild, using the amino acids in protein to restore and create muscle. Sounds sore to me, but that’s not what actually …

Actualize Sports Athlete of the Quarter – Carter Ball

Actualize Sports is proud to recognize Cashmere High School scholar-athlete Carter Ball as our Athlete of the Quarter! A Track and Basketball scholar-athlete at Cashmere High School, Carter began working with Actualize Sports in January 2019 after a knee injury and surgery. During his time at Actualize, Carter has transformed his body, strength and performance while reducing …

Tips to Shorten the Duration of a Cold

American adults are likely to catch the common cold between one and four times a year while children can be expected to contract the same virus up to 10 times per year. The fatigue, runny nose, coughing and sneezing is annoying and can last up to a week. If there was something you could do …

Food For Thought – November

Staying the course with nutrition is often the hardest part of a healthy lifestyle change. And with nearly 80% of fat loss success being tied into proper nutrition, it’s quite possibly the most important part of the equation. One thing that makes it incredibly difficult is a lack of knowledge when it comes to recipes …

Fitness Trackers & You

In our world of instant gratification, it’s no wonder that every company under the sun has begun developing electronics to help people reach their fitness goals. But, are they really helpful? Let’s discuss. You can do an online search for fitness electronics and the results of your search will take up more than 10 pages. …

Miracle of Water

A healthy lifestyle starts with a proper nutrition and exercise regimen, but there is one other facet that is often overlooked: getting adequate hydration. Our bodies are made up primarily of water – about 70%, in fact, so it would make sense that we need to continue to replenish our reserves throughout the day, especially …

Food For Thought – October 2019

Staying the course with nutrition is often the hardest part of a healthy lifestyle change. And with nearly 80% of fat loss success being tied into proper nutrition, it’s quite possibly the most important part of the equation. One thing that makes it incredibly difficult is a lack of knowledge when it comes to recipes …

Eat Healthy for Your Brain

It is sometimes painfully apparent that the hardest thing people have a difficult time with is eating healthy. A person can want to get in the best shape of their life and they will work hard in the gym, but often will not cut out the habits that are sabotaging the pursuit of their goals. …

Eat This Not That

Halloween is what I consider the kick off to the upcoming holiday season and the perfect time to put together a game plan to help you stay on track this season and beyond. Typically the most difficult for those of us with a sweet tooth, Halloween is full of temptations and most all of them …